Resource & Recovery Events

***Please Note: The following upcoming events are date and time specific; information may change and there is no guarantee that the agencies or organizations offering these events will still have services or resources available. The most current events and most updated resource information is best found by calling 2-1-1 or texting your zip code to 898211.  For people outside of Butte County, call 1-866-916-3566 to connect with a Butte 2-1-1 resource specialist**

Please consider checking with event providers to ensure event availability prior to attending. Due to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 many events have been canceled, postponed, or are being held virtually.

(Event 08/13/21 and 8/14/21) Stuff The Truck Donation Intake Event-Berry Creek United- Various Donation Intake for any fire survivors. Donations may include: All camping gear, tents, sleeping bags, tarps, pop-up canopies, fold up tables, fold up chairs, ice chests, lanterns, camp stoves, propane Tanks, 5 gallon and 1 Gallon, pots, pans, hygiene, feminine products, diapers, adult diapers,Cases of water, cases of sports drinks. mosquito repellent.Flashlights, batteries, Coleman lantern fluid, Toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, mosquito repellent, toilet paper, paper towels, flashlights, batteries all sizes! School supplies for kids, backpacks for kids.New items only:  Toys, kids shoes, men’s and women’s shoes- in a box size and gender appropriate. Donations will also be accepted at Les Schwab in Quincy on Main anytime after 10am on Sunday, August 15th. Donations of motorhomes, trailers and vehicles for Fire Survivor‘s are documented with a tax write off from the Berry Creek United Group. For more information please contact Frank Martinez, President of Berry Creek United. Phone: 650-720-1388 Facebook:facebook.com/BerryCreekUnitedNonprofit WHEN: Friday, August 13th and Saturday, August 14th from 12pm to 6pmWHERE: (Friday & Saturday) 5250 Olive Hwy in Oroville

(Event 08/15) Stuff The Truck  Donation Giveaway Event-Berry Creek United-Les Schwab- Distribution of various donated items from the Stuff-The-Truck events for any fire survivors.For more information please contact Frank Martinez, President of Berry Creek United. Phone: 650-720-1388 Facebook:facebook.com/BerryCreekUnitedNonprofit WHEN: Sunday, August 15th from 12pm-6pm WHERE: Les Schwab parking lot, 116 East Main Street, Quincy

(Event 08/17) Roadmap to Recovery Q&A for 2020 Wildfire Survivors (Bear Fire) – United Policyholders- Offering a free webinar with guidance on wildfire insurance claim questions to households in California that were impacted by a wildfire in 2020. UP staff members will go over frequently asked insurance claim questions. Those who would like to submit a question to be addressed during this Q&A webinar may do so by completing this form: www.uphelp.org/r2rhelp. Participants are asked to submit their question 48 hours in advance.  Registration is required. Register by using the following link: https://bit.ly/376iFTUWHEN: Tuesday, August 17th at 5:30pm WHERE: Online. See above for registration details.

(Event 08/17) Survivor to Survivor Roadmap to Recovery Workshop – United Policyholders- Offering a webinar for wildfire survivors where trained United Policyholders volunteers with personal experience recovering from previous wildfires share practical tips for loss recovery and coping with insurance claim obstacles. Registration is required. Register online at www.uphelp.org/Aug17WHEN: Tuesday, August 17th at 7pm WHERE: Online. See above for registration details.

(Event 08/19) Finishing Your Contents Inventory Workshop (Camp Fire) – United Policyholders- Offering a webinar for households in California that were impacted by a wildfire in 2018/2019. United Policyholders staff members and panelists will help participants complete their contents inventory to receive the benefits owed to them. Registration is required. Register online at www.uphelp.org/Aug19WHEN: Thursday, August 19th at 4pm WHERE: Online. See above for registration details

(Event 09/13 & 10/04) Free Health Care Workshops for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Offered monthly-Anthem Blue Cross from Anthem Blue Cross and State Council on Developmental Disabilities- Free Health Workshops: 6-part series of workshops for adults with disabilities hosted by SCDD and Anthem Blue Cross. Virtual training. English/Spanish for registration information. WHEN: Monday, September 13th from 1pm-2pm: Let’s Smile – Oral/Dental Health https://bit.ly/31wL42N WHERE: Online. See links above for registration

(Event 10/04) Free Health Care Workshops for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities Offered monthly-Anthem Blue Cross from Anthem Blue Cross and State Council on Developmental Disabilities- Free Health Workshops: 6-part series of workshops for adults with disabilities hosted by SCDD and Anthem Blue Cross. Virtual training. English/Spanish for registration information. WHEN: Monday, October 4th from 1pm-2pm: Accessing Your Health Care Plan – How to call your doctor or get medical care! https://bit.ly/3w2u568 WHERE: Online. See links above for registration

Weekly Events

(Mondays) Food Box Giveaways- Love Paradise (Paradise Adventist Church)

Offering a weekly distribution of food boxes that contain fresh produce as well as dairy, eggs, cheese and meat. Available Mondays from 10am-2pm or until supplies run out. Located at Paradise Adventist Church parking lot, 5720 Academy Drive. Drop-in during distribution hours. Boxes are first come, first served, while supplies last.

(Mondays) Paradise Community Guilds

 Meets every second and fourth Monday of the month to provide support and information, including help with insurance, addressing trauma, fire-resistant building methods, community emotional support, and community building. Open to all Paradise residents impacted by the fire. Located at Lotus Guide Center, 6268 Skyway, Paradise. Hours, every second Monday at 5:15PM for a potluck, with a presentation at 6pm. Business meetings begin at 7pm. On fourth Mondays at 5PM, Paradise Community Guilds will be presenting their new film series, “Conscientious Projector.” The public is invited to both events. Questions can be directed at 530-762-1490, by email at: paradiseguilds@gmail.com, or online at http://www.nortonbuffalohall.com

(Tuesdays) African American Family & Cultural Center- “Soul Sessions”

Every Tuesday from 3pm – 4pm, the KOYO Media Project will be hosting a discussion on how events going on in the world affect the African American communities. Join on Facebook Live https://www.facebook.com/aafcc.oroville/

(Tuesdays) African American Family & Cultural Center “Creature Creation Sessions”

Creature Creation Sessions with Taz Yamaguchi is an art program that will teach participants ages 10-18 how to paint, draw and create their own artwork. This program will be every Tuesday beginning Oct. 6th from 3:30pm to 4:30pm via Zoom and is supported by the Butte County Office of Education’s Teaching Artists in the Schools program with a grant from the Sierra Health Foundation. To reserve a spot, call AAFCC at 530-532-1205.

(Wednesdays 06-16/21-08/04/2021) Paradise Chamber-Party In The Park

The Paradise Ridge Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Town of Paradise, is proud to host a weekly summer celebration of community and commerce. Party in the Park will be weekly on Wednesday beginning June 16th through August 4th. Located in the historic heart of Paradise, Party in the Park Music & Marketplace is a convergence of families, community members, and commerce that reinforces neighborhood bonds as we gather in our hometown. This 8-week event features produce, craft, commercial and non-profit vendors, live bands, and intermission acts featuring dance, youth groups and demonstrations. For more information and to see the live music schedule please visit: paradisechamber.com/party-in-the-park Located at: 5570 Black Olive Drive, Paradise. Wednesdays from 5:30pm-8:15pm. 

(Thursdays) Paradise Alliance Church – Community Dinner

Offering a free dinner to the ridge community Thursday nights from 5:30pm-6:30 pm. Dinner may be picked up at the North Side Drive Thru. The Paradise Alliance church community dinner is available to Camp Fire survivors and all interested individuals. Located at 6491 Clark Road, Paradise. The church office is temporarily closed, questions can be directed via email to: churchoffice@paradisecma.org

(Thursdays) Downtown Chico Business Association- Chico Farmers Market 

Offers seasonal Thursday night farmers Market and street festival in downtown Chico.  Farm-fresh produce, food, artisans, live entertainment, jump houses, and special children’s activities.  CalFresh recipients can use tokens for designated food produce vendors; first exchange EBT food stamp dollars for tokens at booth at 3rd Street and Broadway.  Tokens are not interchangeable between other farmer’s markets. Thursdays, from 6pm-9pm, On Broadway from 2nd to 5th street, downtown Chico.  For more information please call:  530-345-6500. Or visit: https://www.downtownchico.com/event-thursday-night-market_16.htm Every Thursday night, beginning Thursday, May 6th through Thursday, September 16th. 

(Thursdays & Fridays) Family Summerfest (Creative Arts, Media)- Paradise Alliance Church 

Paradise Alliance Church is  offering free Family Summerfest every Thursday and Friday evening starting at 5:30 pm throughout the summer (beginning Thursday, June 17th).  Family Summerfest will feature free events and food. Current Covid Guidelines apply. Take out or dine in dinner and activity. The Family Summerfest series will run from Thursday, June 17th through Friday, August 27th. Located at Paradise Alliance Church, 6451 Clark Road, Paradise. For more information please visit: https://bit.ly/2UgBOPO or call Time Bolin: 530-877-7069 ext. 234

Family Summerfest Schedule is as follows: 

  • Thursday, June 17th -Dinner & Tie Dye
  • Friday, June 25th – Outdoor Movie Night “The Croods A New Age”
  • Thursday, July 1st – Dinner & Dessert Friday
  • Friday,  July 9th-Outdoor Friday Movie Night – “Willy Wonka The Chocolate Factory” (original)
  • Thursday, July 15th -Dinner – Chalk Art Friday
  • Friday, July 23rd – Outdoor Movie Night – “The Greatest Showman”
  • Thursday, July 29th – Family Sport Night
  • Thursday, August 5th – Dinner -End of Summer Fair
  • Friday, August 13th -Outdoor Friday Movie – “Remember The Titans”
  • Thursday, August 19th – Dinner and Water Night
  • Friday, August 27th – Outdoor Friday Night Movie – “Wreck It Ralph”

(Fridays) Concert in the Park Series- Feather River Recreation & Park District

Feather River Recreation & Parks District is hosting their 15th annual Concerts in the Park series. The Concert in the Park Series offers a way for family and friends to gather in local parks to enjoy live music performed by bands. Every Friday evening (beginning Friday, June 18th) from 6:30pm to 8pm at Riverbend Park in Oroville. Local vendors and food trucks will be available from 4pm-8pm on concert nights. This year’s series will run from Friday, June 18th through Friday, August 13th. Located at River Bend Park, 60 Montgomery Street, Oroville. For more information, please visit online here: www.frrpd.com/concerts-in-the-park